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Chiesa di Santa Chiara

Piazzetta Vittorio Emanuele II, 73100, Lecce, Italy
+39 0832 241915
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Piazzetta Vittorio Emanuele II, 73100, Lecce, Italy
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+39 0832 241915
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A beautiful charch in style barocco luccese. Insight interesting candlestick in form of angels. It was designed by famous architector Giuseppe Zimbalo but the facade was never completed.

Thank libius2018
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Reviewed June 24, 2018

The Baroque churches of Lecce merit much more than a quick a glance: look attentively to see the adventurous angles and dramatic facades that have made this city so famous.

Thank Panajody
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Reviewed May 13, 2018

The highlights of this church are the statues, not stone or wood, but papier mache. It is interesting but needs some restoration.

Thank GeorgeFMarkhamON
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Reviewed January 3, 2018

As we were passing by this church, the uplifting music attracted us. Although we did not understand Italian, the ethereal chorus was both calming and transformative. The inside was an expected elaborate design.

Thank PointerDetroit
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Reviewed October 4, 2017

Chiesa di Santa Chiara is magnificent! It is difficult to even imagine anything so beautiful and this applies to both indoors and outdoors. This church has a lot of light indoors, not so common for the churches in Italy, and so you can easily admire...More

Thank marjaterttu2016
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Reviewed June 2, 2017

This is another baroque church in Lecce and is note worthy because of its paper mache ceiling that dates back to 600.

Thank Oldjack
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Reviewed January 19, 2017

Construction of this church started in 15th century but it was finished at the end of 17th century. Located on a small square, the nice facade is inviting you inside. There you will find another example of Lecce baroque style - richly decorated with animated...More

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Reviewed October 30, 2015

one of many lovely baroque churches in Lecce. one must be aware that some of the churches close midday and reopen in the late afternoon

Thank DandL T
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Reviewed September 22, 2015

This is the first church we went into in Lecce and therefore hadn't succumbed to "chiesa overload" which you can tend to get after you have drifted into another of the 26-or-so churches in Lecce! Really lovely church near to the centre and definitely worth...More

Thank David M
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Reviewed August 22, 2015

This church is nice such as the other churches in Lecce. The characteristic of this church is that the upper part of the facade is missing. I think has been damaged and just fallen in the past.

Thank Rosario_it
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